Definition of imprudence
1 : the quality or state of being imprudent
2 : an imprudent act
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The imprudence of a Sanders run has nothing to do with his status as an independent.
A Davao City court official, who had not been informed of Mr. Meiring’s death, said there was still an outstanding warrant for his arrest on charges of illegal possession of explosives and reckless imprudence resulting in damage to property.
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